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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Delaware seeks relief from downwind air pollution from other states

Delaware  plans to  send four Notice of Intent to Sue letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  regarding air pollution that comes into Delaware from other states. The  letters, as required by the federal Clean...

IT firms CloudScale365, FutureTech combine

CloudScale365, Inc., a  cloud hosting services  company, and FuturTech Consulting, LLC, an IT consulting and application development firm announced that the companies have merged to create a full service IT cloud solutions company. The combined...

Delaware utility advocate wants lower federal taxes to trigger lower electric bills

The Delaware Public Advocate says  lower corporate taxes should lead to lower utility bills. On December 22,  President Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) into law, This law will result...

Newark jeweler, community leader Minster dies

Marilyn Minster-Ostheimer, 87, a community leader who operated  Minster's Jewelers in Newark for nearly seven decades,  passed away on Dec. 28. Her son,  Will Minster, announced her passing in a Facebook post on Saturday.  Marilyn guided...

Delaware’s jobless rate dips to 4.7% as more people drop out of workforce

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in November fell to 4.7 percent, from  4.8 percent in October as the state saw more people drop out of the workforce. The Delaware Department of Labor reported 22,200 unemployed Delawareans...

Code Purple shelters for homeless open as frigid temperatures persist

With low temperatures in the teens or single digits through much of next week, Code Purple shelters are opening in all three counties for individuals who are homeless and in need of a place...

CEO of company that bought stake in Board of Trade denies link to bitcoin...

 The head of a Chinese company that purchased a 27 percent stake in the Delaware Board of Trade denies that his company is placing a bet on bitcoin.Seven Stars Cloud Group, Inc.  CEO Bruno Wu...

PNC handing out $1,000 bonus, pension payment after passage of tax bill

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. announced improved compensation, including a $1,500 bonus and a  $15 an hour minimum wage,  following the signing of the tax reform bill. The legislation reduced the tax rate...

New Castle County to accept pre-payment of property taxes

New Castle County will accept  pre-payment of next year’s property taxes  before  January 1, 2018.  While federal tax law has allowed unlimited deduction of state and local income and property taxes, the measure signed into...

State to issue regulations on concealed firearms in parks, forests

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Delaware Department of Agriculture  plan to issue interim firearm regulations early next week. The regulations come after the Delaware Supreme Court repealed a  firearms ban. The...